Upcoming June Office Hours

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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I invite you to join me for my upcoming Office Hours throughout the 23rd District. These events serve as an opportunity to meet to discuss what occurred during the 2019 legislative session, which ends on June 5th.

Old Lyme

With Senator Paul Formica

Monday, June 10 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

Community Room

2 Library Lane

Lyme – Time Change

Tuesday, June 18 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Lyme Public Library

Community Room

482 Hamburg Road

Old Saybrook

Monday, June 24 from 8:00 – 9:00

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Carney to Hold Office Hours

Posted on May 29, 2019 by admin


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State Reps. Devin Carney and Jesse MacLachlan along with State Sen. Paul Formica will hold Office Hours throughout the 23rd District.

These events will provide constituents with an opportunity to ask questions or share their ideas and concerns about state government, local issues and the 2019 legislative session which will come to a close on June 5th.

Office Hours schedule is as follows:

Old Lyme

Monday, June 10 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

Community Room

2 Library Lane

Old

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Memorial Day 2019

Posted on May 24, 2019 by admin


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Memorial Day arrives this weekend, and it is a time to reflect on the service of those who answered our nation’s call in times of armed conflict, and made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure future generations of Americans would remain free.

Below you will find some important information about events happening in our district this weekend to commemorate this national holiday.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2019

Old Lyme

 Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. – Memorial Day Parade will kick off at the Lyme Street

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Toll Opposition is About People, Not Politics

Posted on April 22, 2019 by admin


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By Senators Paul Formica and Heather Somers and Representatives Devin Carney, Holly Cheeseman, Mike France, Kathleen McCarty, and Jesse MacLachlan

Connecticut needs to take bold action to fix our transportation system. Better transportation is a key to economic development, job growth and better quality of life.

At the same time, residents are struggling. They have been asked to pay increasingly more in taxes while services have been cut. The state keeps taking more, and providing less.

Connecticut

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SENATOR NEEDLEMAN, REPRESENTATIVES MACLACHLAN AND CARNEY TO HOST COMMUNITY CONVERSATION IN WESTBROOK

Posted on March 26, 2019 by admin


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State Senator Norm Needleman (D-Westbrook) and State Representatives Jesse MacLachlan (R-Westbrook) and Devin Carney (R-Westbrook) will hold a Community Conversation event with the public on Wednesday, April 3. The event is scheduled to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Westbrook Town Hall’s Multimedia Room, located at 866 Boston Post Road in Westbrook.

Sen. Needleman and Reps. MacLachlan and Carney will discuss the state budget with members of the public, among a number of other important legislative

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Public Hearing on Forced School Regionalization – THIS FRIDAY

Posted on February 26, 2019 by admin


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Many constituents have communicated concerns over legislative proposals to force smaller school districts to regionalize into much larger ones.  On Friday, March 1st at 1:00 in Room 2E of the Legislative Office Building, the Education Committee will be holding a public hearing on this topic. The legislative proposals being heard are:

Senate Bill 457 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SIZE OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS 

Requires any school district with a student population of fewer than two thousand students to join a new

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Governor Lamont’s Tax Proposals

Posted on February 25, 2019 by admin


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VIDEO: Rep. Carney Responds to Governor Lamont’s Budget Proposal

Posted on February 25, 2019 by admin


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Rep. Devin Carney Hosts Successful Office Hours throughout the 23rd District

Posted on February 22, 2019 by admin


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As part of ongoing “Office Hour” events, State Rep. Devin Carney (R-23) met and spoke with residents of Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook during the months of January and February.

Rep. Carney listened to the concerns of constituents on state and local issues as the current legislative session of the General Assembly is under way. Rep. Carney was joined by Sen. Formica in Old Lyme and Old Saybrook, and by Rep. MacLachlan in Westbrook.

Many topics were discussed including the state budget,

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Important Finance Public Hearing – Wed 2/13

Posted on February 11, 2019 by admin


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As you may have heard, Senate President Martin Looney is proposing a sales tax increase for Connecticut. His bill, Senate Bill 475, would increase the Connecticut sales tax rate to 6.85 percent. According to his proposal, the additional revenue would be distributed back to the municipality where the transaction took place. Regardless of where revenue goes, this bill would raise taxes on Connecticut’s residents.

As a member of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee, which has oversight over our

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